Tag: "after" at medical news
Botox: More than cosmetic
...symptoms and improved quality of life up to a year after
the procedure, according to a study by researchers at the Chang Gung University Medical College, Taiwan, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The study, based on 37 men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), will be presented at the...
Emory University researchers find persistent and severe asthma associated with obesity
...ables were not playing a role in the results. Even after
adjusting for the variables, the researchers still found the same outcome. "Our analysis showed that out of more than 3,000 patients with asthma, obese patients were 66 percent more likely to report continuous symptoms, 36 percent more likely to mi...
Long-term treatment with VYVANSE, first prodrug stimulant, demonstrates significant efficacy in ADHD
...S-IV) scores* from baseline, the primary endpoint, after
one year of treatment. Specifically, mean scores decreased 63 percent from baseline (P All 272 patients in the long-term trial previously participated in either of two double-blind clinical trials of VYVANSE. In the long-term trial, investigators...
Follow-up care for breast cancer patients is 'devalued and deregulated'
Follow-up of breast cancer patients after
their initial treatment is becoming "devalued and ...normally should be released from routine follow-up after
no more than three years and that general practitioners (GPs) should take responsibility for looking...
New technique effective in closing accidental colonoscopy wounds
...eaths, the American Cancer Society recommends that after
age 50 people undergo colonoscopies every ten year...oped a technique for closing perforations promptly after
they are recognized by using clips or sutures that can be inserted through the anus via endoscope, t...
Scientists find war vets' hand dexterity determines susceptibility to PTSD
...dness are nearly twice as likely to develop (PTSD) after
combat compared to veterans who use both hands les...rily have to be extensive, it should occur shortly after
a person has experienced a traumatic event such as combat or a natural disaster. Treatment may be cr...
More pounds equals worse asthma?
...ctors were not playing a role in the results. Even after
taking these variables into account, the association between obesity and asthma severity still held." Dr. Taylor notes that this study, like many previous studies, shows the link between asthma and obesity is more prominent in women. "A big part of ...
Certain combination therapy found more effective for treating malaria in African children
...d with study drugs. The risk of treatment failure after
28 days of follow-up was 26.1 percent with amodiaquine plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine, 17.4 percent for amodiaquine plus artesunate, and 6.7 percent for artemether-lumefantrine. When only treatment failures caused by recrudescent (becoming active ag...
News from American Psychiatric Association 2007 Annual Meeting
...crossover study. Patients were awakened two hours after
they were given medication to evaluate standing ba...st Sensory Organization Test score (SOT) two hours after
dosage. An SOT protocol objectively identifies abnormalities in patients' use of the three senso...
System to pinpoint airline passengers who contaminate cabins
...e the track, meaning the method could be used only after
a contamination occurs." Chen has recreated a commercial airliner's passenger compartment, complete with rows of seating, at Purdue's Ray W. Herrick Laboratories. Data from experiments in the lab are used to validate results from the computational ...
Ulcerative colitis remission rates from long-term safety study of LIALDA presented at DDW
...8/198) of patients remained in remission on LIALDA after
12 months, regardless of whether they were previou...tudies (301 and 302) who did not achieve remission after
eight weeks on Lialda were eligible for enrollment in the acute phase of study 303. In this acute ph...
U of M teen sex and depression study finds most teens' mental health unaffected by nonmarital sex
...lationship was not emotionally close and dissolved after
sex. Girls in this group were particularly vulnera...s most vulnerable to depression or low self-esteem after
first-time sex. "Being female or younger than the average age at first-time sex among your peers inc...
Medical, high-energy physicists collaborate to improve PET scans
...nd the prototype stage. "I shelved my dissertation after
I graduated, and for 15 years or so, no one talked about time-of-flight PET," he said. In recent years, the development of faster crystals has renewed biomedical interest in the technique, as Frisch learned when he and Argonne's Karen Byrum organiz...
Scientific breakthrough for naprapathy
...live as normal a life as possible. Twelve weeks after
study start, 57% in the naprapathy group stated th...e control group was totally recovered twelve weeks after
the study had started. Separate analysis of neck pain and back pain patients showed similar results....
Novel treatments may help alleviate constipation, IBS in women
...e recorded at baseline, one, two, and three months after
randomization and six and 12 months after
therapy. Researchers defined "cure" as those who experienced greater than 80 percent improvement in...
New prevention, treatment methods for patients with painful bowel inflammation
...iations were found for corn consumption. However, after
adjusting for other known or potential risk factor...s quality of life was significant. At eight weeks after
treatment, not a single adverse event related to the stem cells (Cx401) was observed. "The safety ...
Some vitamin supplements don't protect against lung cancer
... beta-carotene and retinol (vitamin A), was halted after
the supplements were found to increase lung cancer risk, particularly among smokers. That study, and others, encouraged researchers to look more deeply into the relationship between supplements and lung cancer, Dr. Slatore said. The new lung cancer ...
Muscle stem cells effectively treat urinary incontinence long term
...rious short- or long-term adverse effects one year after
the initial treatment. These improvements were associated with both the 10-mm needle injections and the periurethral injections, which allowed the investigators to deliver the stem cells close to the damaged sphincter muscle. The 8-mm needle was not ...
Developments in tissue engineering offer new sources for stem cell treatments
...improvement was noted in 80 percent of the patents after
one month, and in 83 percent of patients after
three months suggesting that endoscopic injection of cord blood may be a well-tolerated and safe op...
Nationwide study compares surgeries to treat urinary incontinence in women
... women completed the outcome assessment. Two years after
surgery, overall success rates were 47 percent and 38 percent for the sling and Burch groups, respectively. Although the sling procedure may offer higher cure rates, this advantage may be offset by complications such as urinary tract infections and d...
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